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Adelphi University: Assistant University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian

Adelphi University

Position: Assistant University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian

Deadline Date: February 1, 2010

Tenure-track faculty position. Processes archival and special collections materials in all formats. Develops digital archives and creates and maintains websites and web-based finding aids. Responds to reference and research inquiries and assists in exhibition program. Trains and supervises student employees. Participates in the Library’s information literacy program and provides general reference service. Selects materials in assigned subject areas.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS required (concentration in archives preferred). A second post-baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is required for tenure. Knowledge of archival principles and practice including appropriate metadata schemes and standards. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment, and evidence of ability to meet criteria for promotion and tenure. Experience in an archival or special collections environment preferred.

Position available immediately. Screening of applications will begin on February 1, 2010 but will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Adelphi University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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